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Visual Studio Subscription benefits

Everything you need to know about what’s included in a Visual Studio Subscription

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Visual Studio Enterprise

Enterprise-class development

An integrated, end-to-end solution for teams of any size with demanding quality and scale needs.
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Visual Studio Enterprise for Mac

Enterprise-class development

An integrated, end-to-end solution for teams of any size with demanding quality and scale needs.
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Azure DevOps Server

Azure DevOps Server lets you share code, track work, and ship software using integrated software delivery tools, self-hosted in your environment.
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Azure DevOps

Basic plan + Test plans

Plan, build, and ship, any app, for any platform. You can use all the Azure DevOps services, including Azure Pipelines, Azure Boards, Azure Repos, Azure Test Plans and Azure Artifacts.
Visual Studio Win 2019 logo

Visual Studio Enterprise

Enterprise-class development

An integrated, end-to-end solution for teams of any size with demanding quality and scale needs.
Visual Studio Mac 2019 logo

Visual Studio Enterprise for Mac

Enterprise-class development

An integrated, end-to-end solution for teams of any size with demanding quality and scale needs.
Azure logo

Azure DevOps Server

Azure DevOps Server lets you share code, track work, and ship software using integrated software delivery tools, self-hosted in your environment.
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Parasoft Virtualize/SOAtest Professional Desktop

Free 6 month subscription

Test earlier and more often. Simulate and test the behavior of unavailable and evolving applications and systems.
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WhiteSource Bolt

6 months unlimited scans

Find and fix opensource vulnerabilities and generate comprehensive inventory and license reports for all open source components in your build.
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Azure

$150 monthly Azure credit

Use the $150 monthly Azure dev/test individual credit to explore and try Azure. There’s no credit card required.
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Azure

Dev/test pricing

Get discounted rates for dev/test through Dev/Test Pay-As-You-Go subscriptions or the Enterprise dev/test offer. Leverage Windows Virtual Desktop to quickly deploy and manage hundreds of VMs for development and testing purposes.
Azure DevOps Icon

Azure DevOps

Basic plan + Test plans

Plan, build, and ship, any app, for any platform. You can use all the Azure DevOps services, including Azure Pipelines, Azure Boards, Azure Repos, Azure Test Plans and Azure Artifacts.
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Windows

Current and past versions of Windows OS available for dev/test use
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Servers

Windows Server, Microsoft SQL Server, R Server, SharePoint, Exchange, Dynamics & other Microsoft server software available for dev/test
Windows logo

Additional software for dev/test

Office Professional Plus 2019, Project and Visio
Microsoft 365 logo

Microsoft 365

Admin + 24 users. Develop with Microsoft Graph, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Azure AD, Excel and Outlook.
Power BI-Pr logo

Power BI Pro

Analytics for every org

Connect to all your data (including streaming sources) and transform it into rich, interactive visualizations. Share dashboards and collaborate with colleagues to easily track KPIs and make data-driven decisions.
CAST Highlight logo

CAST Highlight

Assess 5 apps for three months

Quickly and objectively assess cloud readiness of your application portfolio for Azure PaaS migration.
Cloud Pilot logo

CloudPilot

2 licenses for 90 days

Easily move your apps to Microsoft Azure by identifying required code changes down to the line of code in just minutes to facilitate a successful migration.
Visual Studio Mobile Center logo

Visual Studio App Center

App Lifecycle Management

Build, test, deploy and monitor your iOS, Android, Windows and macOS apps.
Windows logo

Windows Developer Account

Submit free and paid apps for all Windows devices to the Windows Store.
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Pluralsight

6 month subscription

Take your learning to the next level with 6 months of access to the Pluralsight tech skills platform. Master Azure, C#, Angular, ASP.NET Core and other trending tech, assess your skills and close any gaps by learning from industry experts.
LinkedIn Learning logo

LinkedIn Learning

6 month premium subscription

Unlock the power of LinkedIn with access to the people, insights, and skills you need to advance your career.
DataCamp logo

DataCamp

3 month subscription

DataCamp helps companies and individual learners make better use of data. Our learners build data fluency online while learning from the world’s top data scientists. Close the talent gap with DataCamp.
CODE Magazine logo

CODE Magazine

Leading independent software developer magazine covering dev technologies across all platforms.
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Technical Support Incidents

4 incidents

This benefit allows you to get the technical support that you need to resolve break-fix issues in non-production environments.
Azure logo

Azure Community

Forum Support

Get help directly from the Azure team within these support forums.
Developer Community logo

Developer Community

Forum Support

Post questions, find answers and share your knowledge in the Developer Community forums.
Visual Studio Win 2019 logo

Visual Studio Enterprise

Enterprise-class development

An integrated, end-to-end solution for teams of any size with demanding quality and scale needs.
Visual Studio Mac 2019 logo

Visual Studio Enterprise for Mac

Enterprise-class development

An integrated, end-to-end solution for teams of any size with demanding quality and scale needs.
GitHub logo

GitHub Enterprise

Built for developers

Bring the power of open source code, code-to-cloud automation, end-to-end automated security, and more to develop better software, faster.
Azure logo

Azure DevOps Server

Azure DevOps Server lets you share code, track work, and ship software using integrated software delivery tools, self-hosted in your environment.
Parasoft logo

Parasoft Virtualize/SOAtest Professional Desktop

Free 6 month subscription

Test earlier and more often. Simulate and test the behavior of unavailable and evolving applications and systems.
WhiteSource Bolt Logo

WhiteSource Bolt

6 months unlimited scans

Find and fix opensource vulnerabilities and generate comprehensive inventory and license reports for all open source components in your build.
Azure logo

Azure

$150 monthly Azure credit

Use the $150 monthly Azure dev/test individual credit to explore and try Azure. There’s no credit card required.
Azure logo

Azure

Dev/test pricing

Get discounted rates for dev/test through Dev/Test Pay-As-You-Go subscriptions or the Enterprise dev/test offer. Leverage Windows Virtual Desktop to quickly deploy and manage hundreds of VMs for development and testing purposes.
Azure DevOps Icon

Azure DevOps

Basic plan + Test plans

Plan, build, and ship, any app, for any platform. You can use all the Azure DevOps services, including Azure Pipelines, Azure Boards, Azure Repos, Azure Test Plans and Azure Artifacts.
Windows logo

Windows

Current and past versions of Windows OS available for dev/test use
Windows logo

Servers

Windows Server, Microsoft SQL Server, R Server, SharePoint, Exchange, Dynamics & other Microsoft server software available for dev/test
Windows logo

Additional software for dev/test

Office Professional Plus 2019, Project and Visio
Microsoft 365 logo

Microsoft 365

Admin + 24 users. Develop with Microsoft Graph, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Azure AD, Excel and Outlook.
Power BI-Pr logo

Power BI Pro

Analytics for every org

Connect to all your data (including streaming sources) and transform it into rich, interactive visualizations. Share dashboards and collaborate with colleagues to easily track KPIs and make data-driven decisions.
CAST Highlight logo

CAST Highlight

Assess 5 apps for 30 days

Quickly and objectively assess cloud readiness of your application portfolio for Azure PaaS migration.
Cloud Pilot logo

CloudPilot

2 licenses for 90 days

Easily move your apps to Microsoft Azure by identifying required code changes down to the line of code in just minutes to facilitate a successful migration.
Visual Studio Mobile Center logo

Visual Studio App Center

App Lifecycle Management

Build, test, deploy and monitor your iOS, Android, Windows and macOS apps.
Windows logo

Windows Developer Account

Submit free and paid apps for all Windows devices to the Windows Store.
PluralSight logo

Pluralsight

6 month subscription

Take your learning to the next level with 6 months of access to the Pluralsight tech skills platform. Master Azure, C#, Angular, ASP.NET Core and other trending tech, assess your skills and close any gaps by learning from industry experts.
LinkedIn Learning logo

LinkedIn Learning

6 month premium subscription

Unlock the power of LinkedIn with access to the people, insights, and skills you need to advance your career.
DataCamp logo

DataCamp

3 month subscription

DataCamp helps companies and individual learners make better use of data. Our learners build data fluency online while learning from the world’s top data scientists. Close the talent gap with DataCamp.
CODE Magazine logo

CODE Magazine

Leading independent software developer magazine covering dev technologies across all platforms.
Windows logo

Technical Support Incidents

4 incidents

This benefit allows you to get the technical support that you need to resolve break-fix issues in non-production environments.
Azure logo

Azure Community

Forum Support

Get help directly from the Azure team within these support forums.
Developer Community logo

Developer Community

Forum Support

Post questions, find answers and share your knowledge in the Developer Community forums.
Visual Studio Win 2019 logo

Visual Studio Professional

IDE for individuals or small teams

Professional developer tools for making any app for any platform.
Visual Studio Mac 2019 logo

Visual Studio Professional for Mac

IDE for individuals or small teams

Professional developer tools for making any app for any platform.
Azure logo

Azure DevOps Server

Azure DevOps Server lets you share code, track work, and ship software using integrated software delivery tools, self-hosted in your environment.
Azure DevOps Icon

Azure DevOps

Basic plan

Plan, build, and ship, any app, for any platform. You can use all the Azure DevOps services, including Azure Pipelines, Azure Boards, Azure Repos, and Azure Artifacts.
Visual Studio Win 2019 logo

Visual Studio Professional

IDE for individuals or small teams

Professional developer tools for making any app for any platform.
Visual Studio Mac 2019 logo

Visual Studio Professional for Mac

IDE for individuals or small teams

Professional developer tools for making any app for any platform.
Azure logo

Azure DevOps Server

Azure DevOps Server lets you share code, track work, and ship software using integrated software delivery tools, self-hosted in your environment.
Azure logo

Azure

$50 monthly Azure credit

Use the $50 monthly Azure dev/test individual credit to explore and try Azure. There’s no credit card required.
Azure logo

Azure

Dev/test pricing

Get discounted rates for dev/test through Dev/Test Pay-As-You-Go subscriptions or the Enterprise dev/test offer. Leverage Windows Virtual Desktop to quickly deploy and manage hundreds of VMs for development and testing purposes.
Azure DevOps Icon

Azure DevOps

Basic plan

Plan, build, and ship, any app, for any platform. You can use all the Azure DevOps services, including Azure Pipelines, Azure Boards, Azure Repos, and Azure Artifacts.
Windows logo

Windows

Current and past versions of Windows OS available for dev/test use
Windows logo

Servers

Windows Server, Microsoft SQL Server, R Server, & other Microsoft server software available for dev/test
Microsoft 365 logo

Microsoft 365

Admin + 24 users. Develop with Microsoft Graph, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Azure AD, Excel and Outlook.
CAST Highlight logo

CAST Highlight

Assess 1 app for three months

Quickly and objectively assess cloud readiness of your application portfolio for Azure PaaS migration.
Cloud Pilot logo

CloudPilot

1 license for 30 days

Easily move your apps to Microsoft Azure by identifying required code changes down to the line of code in just minutes to facilitate a successful migration.
Visual Studio Mobile Center logo

Visual Studio App Center

App Lifecycle Management

Build, test, deploy and monitor your iOS, Android, Windows and macOS apps.
Windows logo

Windows Developer Account

Submit free and paid apps for all Windows devices to the Windows Store.
PluralSight logo

Pluralsight

3 month subscription

Take your learning to the next level with 3 months of access to the Pluralsight tech skills platform. Master Azure, C#, Angular, ASP.NET Core and other trending tech, assess your skills and close any gaps by learning from industry experts.
LinkedIn Learning logo

LinkedIn Learning

3 month premium subscription

Unlock the power of LinkedIn with access to the people, insights, and skills you need to advance your career.
DataCamp logo

DataCamp

3 month subscription

DataCamp helps companies and individual learners make better use of data. Our learners build data fluency online while learning from the world’s top data scientists. Close the talent gap with DataCamp.
CODE Magazine logo

CODE Magazine

Leading independent software developer magazine covering dev technologies across all platforms.
Windows logo

Technical Support Incidents

2 incidents

This benefit allows you to get the technical support that you need to resolve break-fix issues in non-production environments.
Azure logo

Azure Community

Forum Support

Get help directly from the Azure team within these support forums.
Developer Community logo

Developer Community

Forum Support

Post questions, find answers and share your knowledge in the Developer Community forums.
Visual Studio Win 2019 logo

Visual Studio Professional

IDE for individuals or small teams

Professional developer tools for making any app for any platform.
Visual Studio Mac 2019 logo

Visual Studio Professional for Mac

IDE for individuals or small teams

Professional developer tools for making any app for any platform.
GitHub logo

GitHub Enterprise

Built for developers

Bring the power of open source code, code-to-cloud automation, end-to-end automated security, and more to develop better software, faster.
Azure logo

Azure DevOps Server

Azure DevOps Server lets you share code, track work, and ship software using integrated software delivery tools, self-hosted in your environment.
Azure logo

Azure

$50 monthly Azure credit

Use the $50 monthly Azure dev/test individual credit to explore and try Azure. There’s no credit card required.
Azure logo

Azure

Dev/test pricing

Get discounted rates for dev/test through Dev/Test Pay-As-You-Go subscriptions or the Enterprise dev/test offer. Leverage Windows Virtual Desktop to quickly deploy and manage hundreds of VMs for development and testing purposes.
Azure DevOps Icon

Azure DevOps

Basic plan

Plan, build, and ship, any app, for any platform. You can use all the Azure DevOps services, including Azure Pipelines, Azure Boards, Azure Repos, and Azure Artifacts.
Windows logo

Windows

Current and past versions of Windows OS available for dev/test use
Windows logo

Servers

Windows Server, Microsoft SQL Server, R Server, & other Microsoft server software available for dev/test
Microsoft 365 logo

Microsoft 365

Admin + 24 users. Develop with Microsoft Graph, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Azure AD, Excel and Outlook.
CAST Highlight logo

CAST Highlight

Assess 1 app for three months

Quickly and objectively assess cloud readiness of your application portfolio for Azure PaaS migration.
Cloud Pilot logo

CloudPilot

1 license for 30 days

Easily move your apps to Microsoft Azure by identifying required code changes down to the line of code in just minutes to facilitate a successful migration
Visual Studio Mobile Center logo

Visual Studio App Center

App Lifecycle Management

Build, test, deploy and monitor your iOS, Android, Windows and macOS apps.
Windows logo

Windows Developer Account

Submit free and paid apps for all Windows devices to the Windows Store.
PluralSight logo

Pluralsight

3 month subscription

Take your learning to the next level with 3 months of access to the Pluralsight tech skills platform. Master Azure, C#, Angular, ASP.NET Core and other trending tech, assess your skills and close any gaps by learning from industry experts.
LinkedIn Learning logo

LinkedIn Learning

3 month premium subscription

Unlock the power of LinkedIn with access to the people, insights, and skills you need to advance your career.
DataCamp logo

DataCamp

3 month subscription

DataCamp helps companies and individual learners make better use of data. Our learners build data fluency online while learning from the world’s top data scientists. Close the talent gap with DataCamp.
CODE Magazine logo

CODE Magazine

Leading independent software developer magazine covering dev technologies across all platforms.
Windows logo

Technical Support Incidents

2 incidents

This benefit allows you to get the technical support that you need to resolve break-fix issues in non-production environments.
Azure logo

Azure Community

Forum Support

Get help directly from the Azure team within these support forums.
Developer Community logo

Developer Community

Forum Support

Post questions, find answers and share your knowledge in the Developer Community forums.
Azure logo

Azure DevOps Server

Azure DevOps Server lets you share code, track work, and ship software using integrated software delivery tools, self-hosted in your environment.
Azure logo

Azure

$50 monthly Azure credit

Use the $50 monthly Azure dev/test individual credit to explore and try Azure. There’s no credit card required.
Azure logo

Azure

Dev/test pricing

Get discounted rates for dev/test through Dev/Test Pay-As-You-Go subscriptions or the Enterprise dev/test offer. Leverage Windows Virtual Desktop to quickly deploy and manage hundreds of VMs for development and testing purposes.
Azure DevOps Icon

Azure DevOps

Basic plan + Test plans

Plan, build, and ship, any app, for any platform. You can use all the Azure DevOps services, including Azure Pipelines, Azure Boards, Azure Repos, Azure Test Plans and Azure Artifacts.
Windows logo

Windows

Current and past versions of Windows OS available for dev/test use
Windows logo

Servers

Windows Server, Microsoft SQL Server, R Server, & other Microsoft server software available for dev/test
Windows logo

Windows Developer Account

Submit free and paid apps for all Windows devices to the Windows Store.
DataCamp logo

DataCamp

3 month subscription

DataCamp helps companies and individual learners make better use of data. Our learners build data fluency online while learning from the world’s top data scientists. Close the talent gap with DataCamp.
Windows logo

Technical Support Incidents

2 incidents

This benefit allows you to get the technical support that you need to resolve break-fix issues in non-production environments.
Azure logo

Azure Community

Forum Support

Get help directly from the Azure team within these support forums.
Developer Community logo

Developer Community

Forum Support

Post questions, find answers and share your knowledge in the Developer Community forums.
Azure logo

Azure DevOps Server

Azure DevOps Server lets you share code, track work, and ship software using integrated software delivery tools, self-hosted in your environment.
Azure logo

Azure

$100 monthly Azure credit

Use the $100 monthly Azure dev/test individual credit to explore and try Azure. There’s no credit card required.
Azure logo

Azure

Dev/test pricing

Get discounted rates for dev/test through Dev/Test Pay-As-You-Go subscriptions or the Enterprise dev/test offer. Leverage Windows Virtual Desktop to quickly deploy and manage hundreds of VMs for development and testing purposes.
Azure DevOps Icon

Azure DevOps

Basic plan + Test plans

Plan, build, and ship, any app, for any platform. You can use all the Azure DevOps services, including Azure Pipelines, Azure Boards, Azure Repos, Azure Test Plans and Azure Artifacts.
Windows logo

Windows

Current and past versions of Windows OS available for dev/test use
Windows logo

Servers

Windows Server, Microsoft SQL Server, R Server, SharePoint, Exchange, Dynamics & other Microsoft server software available for dev/test
Power BI-Pr logo

Power BI Pro

Analytics for every org

Connect to all your data (including streaming sources) and transform it into rich, interactive visualizations. Share dashboards and collaborate with colleagues to easily track KPIs and make data-driven decisions.
DataCamp logo

DataCamp

3 month subscription

DataCamp helps companies and individual learners make better use of data. Our learners build data fluency online while learning from the world’s top data scientists. Close the talent gap with DataCamp.
Windows logo

Technical Support Incidents

2 incidents

This benefit allows you to get the technical support that you need to resolve break-fix issues in non-production environments.
Azure logo

Azure Community

Forum Support

Get help directly from the Azure team within these support forums.
Developer Community logo

Developer Community

Forum Support

Post questions, find answers and share your knowledge in the Developer Community forums.

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